[EventCalendar] automating multiple entries

Samuel Clemance s_clemance at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 31 18:54:26 UTC 2008


This is somewhat related but would it be possible to create something that 
allows you to add an event in quickpress?  might be a nice feature for 
making events up quick.  I know the idea is to keep it simple but just a 
thought. (maybe have an on off option for it)

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Subject: Re: [EventCalendar] automating multiple entries

> On 12/31/08 9:17 AM, Rick Boatright wrote:
>
>> There are two places to start :
>>
>> http://www.zackpreble.com/2008/03/28/importing-posts-from-csv-file-into-wordpress/
>>
>> you'll have to take his csv.php file, and ADD the code to append records
>> onto the  EC3 table as well as the wp posts table, but his code and
>> technique is a really good place to start, since he has a complete csv
>> importer written that runs off the IMPORT tab of the admin interface of
>> wordpress.
>>
>> OR there is a csv importer plugin which would be a decent place to start
>> from as well
>>
>> http://www.jayblogger.com/the-birth-of-my-first-plugin-import-csv/
>>
>> both of these are open source, the php is unencrypted and pretty easy to
>> read.
>>
>> Does that help?
>
> Yes, thanks. I'll look into both of these. But I also take Alex's point
> that screwing with WP databases can be dangerous. Going forward, I agree
> that it would be "cleanest" to treat both WP and EC3 as atomic, and talk
> with them only through their own API(s).
>
> dn
>
>
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